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Final Fantasy 7 Coming To PS Vita: Firmware Update 1.8 Makes It Happen

Dave Cook

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PS Vita will receive PSone play support via firmware update 1.8. Final Fantasy 7 is one of the first games to get the Vita treatment. Read on for more details.

Published on Jul 3, 2012

Final Fantasy 7 is heading to PS Vita, courtesy of Sony's firmware update 1.8. The patch enables gamers to play PSone classics on their handheld device, and it's coming sometime in the summer.

Both Final Fantasy 7 and Tomb Raider will be among the first games playable on PS Vita. Retro enthusiasts are surely about to go nuts.

Meanwhile over in Japan, a new string of PS2 classics will go live on PSN 25th July, kickstarting Sony's new library of games. Andriasang has the scoop.

No Western release date has been announced for the games, but chin up, it pays to be optimistic. 

The PS2 classics range begins with the following titles:

  • Resident Evil Code: Veronica
  • Forbidden Siren
  • Contra: Shattered Soldier
  • Kessen
  • Dragon Force
The next batch (not currently dated) includes:
  • Dead or Alive 2 Hard Core 
  • Castlevania
  • Dynamite Dekka (Die Hard Arcade)
  • Gunstar Heroes Treasure Box
  • Dark Cloud

 

 

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